Monday, 26 June 2017
Christchurch’s Māori/Indigenous Health Institute (MIHI) has won a prestigious international teaching award for the third time in a row.
New App helps health professionals learn medical terms in Te Reo
10 February 2017
MIHI recently launched the first app for learning medical terms in Te Reo Māori. The app, Aki-Hauora, was developed in partnership with the Te Tumu – School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies in Dunedin.
- Read the media release
- Read about Aki-Hauora on the Maori Television website
- Read about Aki-Hauora on the Nursing Review website
- Read about Aki-Hauora on waateanews.com
Medical students create resources for Māori children with asthma.
Bringing Māori history of Ōtautahi-Christchurch to life.
Suzanne Pitama was a finalist in the Te Ururangi Award for Education section of the inaugural Matariki Awards.
The awards were presented by Māori Television and Te Puni Kōkiri, and recognise high achieving Māori cross a broad range of fields.
“The time at Onuku marae allows students who have been in Dunedin a chance to orient themselves to being in Canterbury and a safe place to learn their role in the health system as people who can make a difference to current health inequalities.”
Associate Professor Suzanne Pitama has won New Zealand’s highest teaching honour – the Prime Minister’s Supreme Award for tertiary teaching excellence.
Associate Professor Suzanne Pitama (Ngāti Kahungunu) from the University of Otago, Christchurch has been appointed to the Health Research Council’s Board and to the position of Chair on its Māori Health Committee, replacing Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith, CNZM (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou).
Hawke's Bay Today article about what motivates Associate Professor Suzanne Pitama
A course to teach medical students the best ways to engage with Māori patients will be adapted for new Masters of Nursing Science students.
Over 400 people who visited the Hauora Village had a free heart health check, carried out by students and staff from the Māori/Indigenous Health Institute (MIHI) at the University of Otago, Christchurch.